CDC recommends wearing masks in public

By Angie Baldelomar On April 3, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed its COVID-19 guidelines to recommend that people wear nonsurgical masks when they are in public. Originally, the CDC recommended that only health care workers and people who are ill or showing symptoms wear masks. But the recommendation changed as […]

How to protect yourself from COVID-19

By Roberta Pardo Everyone is encouraged to do his or her part to help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying home and practicing social distancing is one way to do so. More than a third of the United States has stay-at-home orders in place, including Kansas and Missouri. Because the virus is spread […]

For love, virtual Easter celebrations

On April 14, 2019 at the Vatican, Pope Francis celebrated Palm Sunday mass, inaugurating the start of Holy Week. Waving palm fronds and olive branches, tens of thousands of people from around the world crowded St. Peter’s Square for the outdoor mass. A year later on April 5, the pontiff again celebrated Palm Sunday mass […]

Number of local cases growing

COVID-19 cases reach more than 1,100 in Kansas, more than 3,300 in Missouri By Roberta Pardo The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed Wednesday (April 8) that Kansas has reached 1,046 COVID-19 cases. As of Wednesday, Wyandotte and Johnson counties had the highest number of cases in the state, with 245 and 244, […]

Mapa de casos de COVID-19

 La Universidad Johns Hopkins actualizó su mapa Coronavirus COVID-19 para incluir datos locales de cada ciudad y condado en los EE. UU. El mapa se mantiene casi en tiempo real durante todo el día. Inicialmente, el mapa siguió el esquema de nombres utilizado por la Organización Mundial de la Salud. Luego cambió a los […]